R. Judson Mitchell, chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Access to Justice Tech Committee, presented a free “How to Code” session on March 22 for those interested in learning more about how to program websites, games, and apps. The presentation was part of 2015 Hackcess to Justice Louisiana: A Social Justice Hackathon.
Imre Szalai, recognized for his expertise in arbitration law, was selected to serve as a board member of the Employee Rights Advocacy Institute. Through the Institute, he will assist in public education, the development of legal strategies and policy, and grassroots advocacy against the use of forced arbitration.
Robert R. M. Verchick will present a paper at Pantheon-Sorbonne University (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) in Paris on the topic, “Adapting to a Changing Climate.” The presentation, part of a symposium titled, "Exploring the Toolbox of International Law from the Perspective of the December 2015 Paris Conference on Climate,” was made possible by the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, and Energy.
The American Association of Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research has nominated Loyola professor and alumna Mary Garvey Algero as a 2015 member-at-large of its Executive Committee. The LWRR Section will move to approve Algero and other nominated officers at the Section business meeting on Sunday, January 4, 2015.
The AALS Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities has named Professor Bill Quigley the 2015 recipient of the Father Robert Drinan Award.